Leilani Rose Mullen Strickland
February 22, 1938 – July 3, 2021
MIDDLSEX – Leilani Rose Mullen Strickland, 83, went home to be with her Lord & Savior on Saturday. She was born in Franklin County to the late Elmer Craven & Ila Keen Mullen. Leilani loved her church, the choir & MUSIC. She found joy in being close with her family and having lunch on Sundays with them. She always had hummingbirds around and enjoyed cooking. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 56 years, Eugene Strickland, siblings, Craven, Bobby, Henry, & Gene.
Funeral service 10 am, Tuesday, Lee’s Chapel Baptist Church in Middlesex with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Available later at www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral
She is survived by her sons, Michael Eugene Strickland (Tammy), Kirk Edward Strickland (Tammy), grandchildren, Caleb Strickland, Kirk Strickland (Jordan), Angel Strickland (A. J.), Luke Strickland (Mikayla), Stacey Bowman (Jake), great grandchildren, Kaydince Bowman, Laykinn Bowman, & Carter Sosa.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lee’s Chapel Baptist Church, or to the Freewill Baptist Children’s Home in Middlesex.
Visitation 6-7:30 pm, Monday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.